GEMS 2.0 is an initiative by the Malaysia Government to increase employability and employment of Malaysian graduates. GEMS 2.0 is the acronym for Graduate Employability Management Scheme, and 2.0 refers to the second version of the program. It is a government capacity building program intended to equip Malaysian graduates with the nescessary attitude, skills and knowledge aimed at enhancing their employability in the market. Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) has been given the mandate by the government's Economic Planning Unit (EPU) that funds this program. GEMS Malaysia Sdn Bhd (GMSB) has been entrusted to manage the program. Excel Minds Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. (EMC) has been selected as the Program Implementation Owner (PIO) for the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Hospitality and Tourism Sectors.
GEMS training program is divided into two (2) parts where the first part consists of a 1-month on-site training. Graduates will be trained on the qualities that will help them improve personal awareness and employability. This will be followed by a 7-month On-Site Executive Development Program (EDP) which is essentially an on-the-job training / job placement at various participating organisations, for valuable working experience.
Training for Part 1 will only be held in Klang Valley.
Yes, if you are a Malaysian fresh graduate (graduated less than 1 year upon enrolment in GEMS 2.0) with a Bachelors Degree from any recognized local/overseas learning institution, single, and are currently unemployed.
No. This program is meant specifically for those who have not yet participated in the GEMS, GCAP, GREEN & SLIM program before.
You must first register online as a member then you will be able to access to GEMS 2.0 Registration.
No. This program is only for those with a Bachelors Degree qualifications. Any higher qualifications is not eligible to apply.
Other selection criteria include:
During Part 1, only refreshment (i.e. morning break & teabreak) will be provided. Lunch and accommodation are on your own arrangement.
During Part 2, both accommodation and meals are on your own arrangement.
It is not our recommendation however you may do so by submitting your leave application.
At all times, the program does not guarantee any employment with the participating organizations that participants are attached to during Part 2 nor does the program guarantee employment at any other organizations.
No, the decision will be made by Excel Minds Consultancy Sdn Bhd (EMC), based on graduate’s qualification and requirements of the participating organizations..
There is no reimbursement for both.
No. the program does not include any medical coverage (i.e. insurance).
You are only entitled to outpatient clinical medical treatment from any government hospitals and clinics.
Yes, absenteeism will affect your performance in Part 1 and therefore may affect your placement in host companies.
It must be communicated to the Training Coordinator.
At any times (Part 1 not Part 2) you are not allowed to withdraw and can only accept any job offer by a non-host company after completing 8 months GEMS 2.0 program.
You are required to reimburse the Program Implementation Owner, all cost funded by the government and any training allowance by the placement organization (host company), should you decide to withdraw from the program.